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The animal kingdom arranged in conformity with its organization (1831)

Author: Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832; McMurtrie, Henry, 1793-1865; Latreille, P. A. (Pierre André), 1762-1833; Laurillard, Charles Léopold, 1783-1853, ill; Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908, former owner. DSI; Goode, G. Brown (George Brown), 1851-1896, former owner. DSI; Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864, former owner. DSI; McElfresh, Henry, former owner. DSI; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887, former owner. DSI
Volume: v 1 (1831)
Subject: Zoology; Animals
Publisher: New York : G. & C. & H. Carvill
Language: English
Call number: 39088015064801
Digitizing sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor: Smithsonian Libraries
Collection: biodiversity; americana
Notes: Cullman Library (rare book); page 270 was damaged

Full catalog record: MARCXML

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Translation of part of Le règne animal

"Philadelphia: Printed by James Kay, Jun. & Co. printers to the American Philosophical Society"--Verso of t.p

Plates signed: Laurillard del., Tucker sct

Errata: v. 4, p. [546]

Includes bibliographical references ("Catalogue of authors": v. 4, p. [429]-495) and indexes

SCNHRB has four copies, copies 3 & 4 are incomplete

SCNHRB c. 1 has bookplate of G. Brown Goode, U.S. National Museum

SCNHRB c. 1 inscribed in different inks on t.p.'s: Presented to O.T. Mason by Joseph Libbey; Henry R. Schoolcraft; [on v. 1 t.p. only]: Presented to Mr. G. Brown Goode by his friend & admirer O.T. Mason

SCNHRB c. 1 blind-embossed on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [acc. no.] 290995-290998

SCNHRB c. 1 bound in blue library buckram, title in gilt on spine, marbled edges

SCNHRB c. 2 lacking pl. III in v. 3 and pl. II & III in v. 4

SCNHRB c. 2 stamped at head of t.p.: S.F. Baird

SCNHRB c. 2 stamped on t.p.: Library, U.S. National Museum Smithsonian Institution Feb 14 1882 [ms. acc. no.] 124677, 124518-124520

SCNHRB c. 2 inscribed in ink on last leaf of v. 1: Henry McElfresh February 22, 1848

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine

SCNHRB c. 3 lacking v. 1

SCNHRB c. 3, v. 2 inscribed in ink on original front free endpaper: Henry McElfresh February 22, 1848

SCNHRB c. 3 blind-embossed on t.p.'s: Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 206885

SCNHRB c. 3 bound in black library buckram, title in gilt on spine

SCNHRB c. 4 has v. 2 only

SCNHRB c. 4 bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine

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